Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A linear measure of the states of Spanish South America, but unknown in Spain, and consequently to the metrological handbooks.

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Examples

  • Last month when we were having a meal at an open air restaurant in Chapalita, Guadalajara, I asked if they served Huevos Rancheros, as well as tamales for breakfast and the proprietor quickly replied, en media cuadra, las monjas venden tamales.

    Clerical Garb, a Matter of Habit?

  • Para ir a la tienda caminas una cuadra y das vuelta a la izquierda ....

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • : Yes, cuadra and manzana are used interchangeably to say city block.

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • My question would be, are manzana and cuadra used interchangeably?

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • : Yes, cuadra and manzana are used interchangeably to say city block.

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • Yes, cuadra and manzana are used interchangeably to say city block.

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • My question would be, are manzana and cuadra used interchangeably?

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • In easy terms manzana is the square and cuadra is just one and each side of the square.

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • La manzana puede tener una forma triangular, cuadrangular, pentagonal, hexagonal, etc. y a cada lado, perimetralmente, se le llama cuadra.

    cuadras vs manzanas

  • Una cuadra means just one block, from corner to corner.

    cuadras vs manzanas

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